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in technology and industry alone. unemployment dropped from 9.6 when i started to 7.4 percent, third lowest in the state, and i said in other jurisdictions, i'll say it again, i think we contribute to marin and san mateo because we buy all the wine up north for all of our hotels and it's our airport that's keeping san mateo no. 1. so thank you very much for understanding that. but also to translate, that means 22,,000 or 25,000 san franciscoans are back to work and according to our federal labor department for the metropolitan area and just this area alone, we are the no. 1 job creator in the nation. no. 1 in san francisco. that's a credit to all of you. (applause). in commercial real estate we have experienced the strongest absorption rate since 1988, according to the 2011 data. this year we're looking to even best ourselves. we've got 78,000 square feet of positive absorption to date and forecasters are telling us to anticipate 1 1/2 to 2 million square feet by the end of this year. you don't need me to tell you how successful you are. just look around at all the cranes. in fact, i t
, brought to you as a public service by your television provider. >> a look now at technology and entrepreneurship from a recent conference in detroit held at wayne state university. speakers include aol founder steve case, tim draper. former u.s. chief information officer. this is about two hours. >> thank you so much for getting us started. thank you all for being here. it's really exciting to finally have this thing and we. we've been working on for an awfully long time. what we do at techonomy is mostly up to now it's been sort of retreat like invitation only, leaders thing in the desert and i would really want to get our message out in the broader community, particularly in the united states where we think there's some messages that are just not sufficiently understood. and that's what you, i hope you will be hearing throughout the day today. and the message is, these events are focused on four issues. u.s. competitiveness, the future of jobs, economic growth, which is adequate to the first to come and then the revival of our cities with detroit as case study number one.
a lot of panels up there already but doesn't fill all the roof tops and there is new technology coming out all the time. we have been challenged in the solar technology arena because traditional technology has heavy weight technology that always challenged the integrity of roof tops, and moscone is the one we found and let that be for one of these companies and light ultralight technology and use, cheaper way of getting solar out there and we're going to allow them to demonstrate their product on top of our mos connie roof and that is an example we're doing in utilizing all of the agency's cooperations and make sure the start ups can use real testing sites in the city. that is thanks to the hardand kelly and the manager at puc and barbara hale and the second thing we're going to do is take a page out of what we're doing with clean tech and biotech life sciences. you see what mission bay is doing. they have for the last ten years building up a ecosystem of pharmaceutical companies and san francisco medical center and integrated around with the research teams to form a very strong res
points, 2895. technology among the weaker sectors today. the s&p 500 gave up 17 points at 1377. we are ending tonight certainly at the lows of the day. we've been seeing drastic moves in equities the last couple days. we're down 450 points total since yesterday morning. peter anderson says we're adjusting to election news. while we could see steep changes on a daily basis from now until year end, he expects the market to firm up by then. peter joins me now along with ben pace, jim key from south texas money management, and our own rick santelli. gentlemen, nice to have you on the program. thanks for joining us. >> thank you. >> how do you navigate this, peter anderson? you have a market that keeps losing steam. you have uncertainty knowing we're not going to know tax rates. certainly until we get information on the fiscal cliff. we're waiting on that. once again, we find ourselves in a holding period. what do you do? >> well, you know, i think that quality is just totally masked right now by volatility. as we get closer to january, it's a beautiful thing. what we will start seeing
of stocks like apple. so, i like technology. that's sweeping up a lot of stocks. for instance, qualcomm, one of the biggest leaders, provides all the chip sets for these smart phones. but i also like a stock like starbucks and ralph lauren. different spectrums, but very profitable companies. so the theme for me is concentration. stick with the winners, stick with large-cap u.s. growth. > > go with america is your theme. > > absolutely, because i think the world is really going to be watching these election results, and what typically happens is americans get behind each other together and move forward, and i think we're going to get to a really strong finish for the year. > > that's a very positive thought. i think i'll leave you right there. that's matt shapiro, president of mws capital. thank you matt. some women tend to be more charitable than men. an indiana university report on philanthropy shows baby boomer generation women and older donate more money more frequently to charity than men. analysis found that men tend to think about donating to non- profits as a "financial transaction,"
practice. muni -- okay. f7. muni fails to fully implement technological improvements. muni says -- they give us a list -- muni gave us a list of improvements that are under way. they say these will reduce the need for switchbacks. the jury answers, "the jury appreciates the efforts being made. we are glad some of these are partially accomplished and others coming in the future. many systems we interviewed had these technologys in place. we would like muni to have a sense of urgency about the improvements and concerned about the term "under way" and completion dates that are years away" . on f8 which concerns a new control center lacking adequate operating personnel and f9 muni has failed to conduct and publish rider survey and muni agreed with both of these findings. as far as the recommendations, the first recommendation is to eliminate switchbacks except when unavoidable. muni disagrees with the recommendation reasserting that switch backs are valid and necessary given the operating environment. they have worked on reducing the switchbacks and keeping the public informe
400 city employees and about 500 consultants. puc is really embracing technology. we wanted to make sure we really had a system that would elevate all issues so we could address them in a timely manner. as you know, time is money. we have a construction management information system. it is a great tool to help us address construction and make it successful, as it is today. cmis is one of the first major tools we put in place. the next one is the san francisco online invoicing, where we are now working with the contractor and consultant to have them submit their invoices online. we are also working on electronic bidding systems. another way we can reduce the paperwork and all the other issues tied with the procurements. i live in san francisco. i am a rate-payer. i really care about the way we spend our money. systems like this that will allow transparency, clarity, accountability, and efficiency -- i think systems like this need to be applied to all parts of the city. we really strive to lead and embraced technology so we can be ahead of the game. [applause] >> we are spending $15 m
there . >> item 8d, update on other technology projects. >> hermine canto, technology department of the department of building inspection. email delivery is almost complete, we should have that shortly. we have about 40 percent of dr requests coming through the web right now. on the cache management system, the good news is the tax director is scheduled to go live in november, which means we will follow within a few weeks after that. this is scheduled for the last week of november for the tax collector. we did receive the hardware, the cash drawers on the units, so they are going to be installed shortly and then the training is scheduled for sometime in december. on the tablet pc's, we deployed a few tablets for the field inspectors, we did receive feedback for the service provider. we are gathering feedback and will be presenting options to make it better and possibly even a better service provider option to our director and deputy director in the next week, i would think. on the southern project, it's going fine. actually, we had a site survey from the contractor team and the architecture
at the battle to combat smart technology could be putting you at risk. risk. 18:50:49"i knewwwhat was going down then they surrounded me" it was a terrifying enccuuttr at this towson apaatment compllx last year.a teen accosted by a gang of men 18:53:29"i was ery scaaed"men who kkocked him to ground, and broke his jaw18::1;01"thye were stomping my face"the proteetiin because one of his assaillnts is at large, is &pstill hhunted y the attack. 18:51:56"i feel hat it's going to happen again all the timeebbt he's evennmore troublld about why theethieves sinnled him out in the irst place...his iphone18:51:22 "they knew it was the phone they thought it was the phone and that'' whh they assaulted me"it'ssa crime that's becoming more common.violent rooberies aiied at smart phone users. 18:35:27"anything that is high value, thieves could potennially uss to pawn." last week two teenn knocked a man to the ground in broad dayllnght right across the street from the towson courthouse. their target, his smart phone.18:37:100if you're out in publli maae sure that if omeone aaprooahs yyu and wants tt take
after a case in texas finding the technology infringed on four patents. a half of the company had sought. apple may appeal the decision. it comes a day after a lawsuit against motorola tossed out by a judge apple stock up 20% in the last week weeks. stocks went into a big selloff today. europe's debt crisis making news. and of course tech shares faring into better. your bloomberg silicon valley index closed lower today. at and t making a huge investment to expand and going to spend 14dzs billion over three years to expand this network as well as wire service. at and t says that going to bring to it $300 million by the end of 2013 opening up a number of new opportunities. and the biggest video game company in the world says it's going to expect a big increase in sales. third quarter sales probably 53% acit vision looking for a big debut coming on november 13th. voters voted to change the way payroll taxes are made. measure e backed by ron conway. unless they pay taxes based on total growth receipts. companies have big payrolls before big revenues so at bloomberg studios i'm cory johnson w
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mentioned. saving a lot of money. and this gets back to the prostate. we now have a new technology that we refer to as the 4-k score. it involves four markers in an algorithm and you wind up with a number. this test can be done with a simple drop of blood and the number that you get is an indicator of whether a man has prostate cancer and whether it's of the aggressive type or slow-growing variety. >> we already have one. we have psa -- >> but the psa is highly inaccurate. and the point is this would be done for men who have an elevated psa and that occurs in 5% of the men. now, there are 30 million psas done in a year so roughly between 1 and 1 1/2 million biopsies. 70% has been shown to be negative. there's a lot of effort and pain going into these needless biopsies, not to mention costs. with a million of those, you end up with a $5 billion cost. -- $5,000 cost. with a million of those, you wind up with a $5 billion cost. we think we can eliminate half of those if you do the 4-k score on only the men who have an elevated psa. not only do you save the $2.5 million on the actual cost, but
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, and technology plays like microsoft. liz: do you agree that this will end up being a 2009 opportunity? if you look at a stock chart from 2009 easily look like a decent moon shot because it was the low of the past several years. do you see it as more serious? >> it is serious but temporarily serious until the end of the year. we need a fiscal quick compromise so that u.s. households can avoid paying an additional $221 billion in taxes. that works out to 1700 annually. i am telling my clients to stay calm and toys. they are worried and i am talking about affluent individuals and families. they are worrying since our existing president that was reelected for some reason many of my clients felt romney should be the new president and now that reality is just thinking in. this will present a buying opportunity. we just have to get through this concern period. i can't tell you until congress comes together with the president and we fix this. dave: you are looking at nordstrom and it is trading down after hours as well. robert gray will be going through the numbers. is robert available? let me ask yo
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cancer. colon cancer and stomach cancer can be identified with the help of fiberoptic technology. a flexible tube called a fiberscope is inserted in the area under investigation. the fibers transmit an image from the lighted end of the scope to an eyepiece or monitor. other cancers that grow within tissues, such as breast cancer and lung cancer, can be detected by x-rays. ct scans and mri's can also be used to find deeply embedded cancers, such as brain cancer. i don't rember being anything but sort of shocked. i couldn't believe it. i had no-- there were no risk factors in my family other than my father, and he was anomalous. i was so healthy, and i mean, i just really didn't know what to do and of course, because i had never thought about it, i was very unprepared. we all have ways of trying to organize what happens to us in a cause/effect relationship in our minds. and that leads us constantly to the same conclusions that if something bad happened to me, there must be some very simple linear explanation in my life for what happened, that this particular lifestyle, this stress
.5%, the energy sector dropped 3.1%, and technology was under pressure again, down 2.8%. big banking stocks, bank of america and j.p. morgan, were the top losers among dow jones industrial stocks. bank of america saw heavy selling, down 7.1%. volume was very heavy with more than 285 million shares. j.p. morgan dropped 5.6% on more than double its usual volume. within the broader financial sector, investment bank morgan stanley led the losers, falling 8.6%. this is a six week low. analysts point to the threat of financial regulation, europe and the fiscal cliff for areas of concern for the financial industry. in energy, it was coal stocks driving the selling. coal shares had staged a small rally in recent weeks, showing some optimism regarding mitt romney's presidential campaign. but with president obama's re- election, coal companies sold off. arch coal was down 12.5%. alpha natural resources dropped 12.2%. peabody energy shed 9.6%. the industry may see more clean air regulations in president obama's second term, hurting demand. healthcare was also in focus today after the election. and among the
of technology and our city administrator. but ultimately working with our department of public works and mohammed at the helm, making sure this got done on time within budget, having the architects and engineers under [speaker not understood] working with the expert laboratory folks from dph and the hiv clinic to make sure that we did it right. because the laboratories have to meet federal standards. but i think also a great kudos has to happen to our partners, both locally, regionally, and the federal government. we could not have done this without the 9-1/2 million dollars of recovery monies that we got through the federal government. we have herb schultz here from the department of human services federal government. they've been really at the forefront with us. certainly dan bernel representing leader pelosi. she has been really a stalwart fighter. when everybody was cutting funds, she preserved that money for us. and, of course, i've got to put out a big, big thanks to president obama because without that recovery money, we wouldn't be here talking about this today. so, thank you
-could be money, could be technology. and, in terms of bringing research to practice, things that are done in a laboratory or academic setting, if you will, sometimes are not readily translatable into real-world settings with those constraints happening and with a variety of audiences that are in a community setting. so, yeah, i think the same is true in the prevention field as well as in the treatment arena. and, tom, in terms of what we are studying, give us a brief overlook of what we are currently studying. i know nida has done a lot of research on the brain and so on and so forth, but what other areas of interest should a patient, for example, be cognizant about? i think the best way to think about it is the different stages of let us call it the course of addiction from prevention, as candice was talking about, through early intervention, through treatment, through continuing care and, ultimately, recovery. there's an active program of research from the basic through the clinical through the translational in each of those stages. in prevention, community-oriented studies have been un
look for information and for training materials, talk a little bit to us about the addiction technology transfer centers and the wealth of information that they can provide. well, our addiction technology transfer centers work with community providers, state authorities, tribes and peers, so that they would have access to information. so, you go to our web site and you can find information about a wide range of strategies and issues. and the theme that keeps surfacing here is that as behavioral health is part of health, you can't deal with health without dealing with behavioral health, and our attcs help get that information. we also have what's called our national registries of effective critical practice or nrep, which allows people to identify clinical strategies that have been shown to work for a wide variety of populations. and so they can go to samhsa's web site and look up nrep and see what kind of clinical strategies are being employed. so our link with the nih is an essential one. we have a blending initiative with the national institute of drug abuse where we're promoting effe
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.4%. technology has been particular weak in this recent market sell- off. new product launches from apple and microsoft have not been enough to erase worries about consumer and company spending on technology. the sector exchange traded tells the story-- it fell 1.4% today at a three and a half month low. internet networking gear maker cisco systems was among those leading the way lower. it fell 2.2%. cisco is due to report earnings next week, giving investors a peak into its turnaround effort and corporate tech spending. the holiday sales may be starting earlier than ever this year, but some retailers, they've seen investor sales hit their stock prices. kohl's and coach target different types of shoppers, but both suffered stock drops.75 coach fell 5.3%. coach's business has been helped by its stores in china. a new set of communist leaders are expected to be announced in china in the coming days. meantime, kohl's fell 5.1%, despite better than expected quarterly results. it's holiday forecast was a little shy of expectations. consumer giant disney can credit its media business for helpin
groups, technology is probably best positioned under this new environment because, technology shares, technology companies, typically aren't very heavily regulated. so we don't expect any new increased regulation on tech shares. and among the 10 economic sector groups, technology companies have the lowest dividend yields. so that any increase in the dividend tax will impair them less than their couper parts. i think the only area where we could see tech companies stung would be if president obama's plan to tax foreign profits comes back to haunt the group because keep in mind, companies like microsoft and apple pay on average six or 7% in taxes. not 35 that the corporate tax rate is, largely due to the foreign posts. we'll have to see if president obama's going to go after those foreign profits. ashley: talking about dividend tax, what about muni bond? is that a good way to play that segment of the market? >> we think so. if tax, if tax rates are going up and the tax rates appear to be going up to the 36 or 39.6, then municipal bonds, those that offer tax exemption will be incrementa
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in conventional energy. technology also driving growth here in the united states. i don't see the ingredients, which i did in 2007. bill, you could back me up on this. for a major decline. i would be far more bullish. we're going to have a 5% or 10% correction around here. i think the fundamentals for the u.s. are quite positive in absolute and relative terms. i don't see us going back to 6,000. >> harry, i mean, we would have to see a disintegration of the european union, the eurozone, to have that kinds of impact on the u.s. economy. is that what you're calling for? >> it's more than that. even the u.s. economy alone is two economies right now. 80% of people never feel we came out of the recession because they peaked in their spending. their house is under water. 20% of people are college educated. very low unemployment rates. they benefitted from qe and the markets rising back. they peak in their 50s instead of mid-40s. the wealthier part of our economy is due to tailor off. the demographics in europe just go off a cliff for many, many years to come. yes, you can have nice little things in
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the world. drove our chip set business because now everybody wants the latest and greatest technology, which is 3g and 4g multimode chips. and we sold of our newest chip, the snap dragon, we sold triple the number in the last quarter than we had in the previous quarter. and as we look forward, we're talking about increasing those numbers another 32 million chip sets in the quarter. so up to 173 million chip sets at the midpoint in the quarter that we're in right now. so smart phones are really driving the business very strongly. liz: i like what you just said, smart phones driving the numbers. so then my question becomes of course we have seen how the pc numbers of adoption have come down, they definitely slowed. if there's a choice, if people only have a certain amount of money and they are going to choose to buy a smart phone or a tablet, what are they choosing? >> there's no question that smart phones outsell the tablet. we're excited about the tablet business. it's continuing to grow. we have seen some excellent success with apple and the ipad. now you are starting to see other players c
. 60% larger. that means more books, more media, wonderful technology, wi-fi access. if you envision this space and if you look that way you have a wonderful adult area. as you walk in from the mason street side, you have an amazing teen center for all the young adults. absolutely. yelling back here, [ applause ] . that was our deputy city librarian, what can we say? a wonderful space for children. this north beach library serves over 30,000 diverse residents and it's way overdue to have a state-of-the-art library. clean it's really a true partnership with our city departments and i want to thank our dpw folks and their team. mindy, lena, fantastic work in managing this project. [ applause ] and another superb partner in phil ginsburg, rec and park, thank you. [ applause ] this is going to be an amazing space that ties together the joe dimaggio park and you will hear more about that. it's wonderful to know that it really creates an amazing civic space for north beach and it wouldn't happen wouldn't fantastic support from the community. julie christinsen, a shout out to you. [ appl
discussions about how we provide services. technology is requiring that we move more quickly than we have in a long time. building a network of partners to support our city government at this time will be more important than ever and will be critical as we were to emerge from the recession. we have a real opportunity here. we also have a real responsibility to help investment and success of our city. spur is committed to making this happen. we hope that all of you join us as we work to leverage a lot of these partnerships once again. spur is a nonprofit. member-supported think tank in san francisco committed to the success of the city in all its forms. many of you are already members. can we get a show of hands of spur members? that's fantastic. thank you so much for your continued support of our organization. without your help, none of this would be possible. for those of you who are not yet members, i hope you'll join us and get involved. roll up your sleeves and really get involved in the nuts and bolts of the city. we can all work together to engage the city so we can all succeed toge
in a recording. you push the right buttons, turn the right dials, even i can carry a tune. that's technology. now, the real question is, what is a band going to sound like in front of 20,000 people ? hey, we can play live. come listen to us before you make a decision. now you're talking. where do you play ? well... there's this cool place in town called crossroads cafe. we play there all the time. you ever hear of it ? henry works there after school. i have to admit, i don't handle too many rock stars that are still in school. look, once i sign a record contract, i don't ever want to hear about school again. crossroads cafe. yes, mr. al-jibali is right here. just a moment, please. hello ? abdullah. it's good to hear from you. how are things in cairo ? take your time. yeah. really ? that's wonderful. how long are you staying ? well, in that case you must join us for dinner tonight. no, no, no, not at all. i insist. i'll call jihan right away. she'll be so pleased to hear from you. is 7:00 okay ? wonderful. you have our address ? good. good. i'll see you then. good-bye. good-bye, and thank you f
local industries, but there was a ice procte technological know-how. e nortamerican free trade agement, onafta, was crafted dual end those protections. theso now, the maquiladorasend e locatifrom the u.s.ions. and manyigrants from the holw core move to fiach other in cities soutof theorde ke ts. they are also migrating here to monterrey. located in the northern border region, monterrey is mexico's third largest city and the country's center of heavy industry. rof american-owned mattel toys,, to continue his research. as he expected, many of these workers came from the hollow core region, lured north by the higher salaries in the maquiladoras. aquí en la fábrica, pues, como le dijo... translator: here ithe factory we work an eight-hour day. for an eight-houday in my me town, they'd paybout 8,000esos. heren the factory we earn twice as much. narrator: at grote industries, most workers are women, who assemble reflectors and ilg. th a pai62 cents per hour. wthat's less than the goiageilg. in the north along the bor but it is more than new plants would ha to payin theollow core. grote man
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and for the united states to respond with increasing sales of machinery and capital goods in the high-technology sectors. so there should be significant advantages for the north american free-trade area to be extended to other countries, and particularly chile. remember, chile is the most free-trading country the whole of soer h vy low tariffs, virtually no non-tariff barriers, so it would be relatively easy for the united states to extend these links. ator chile willontit like mancoies spond states porces oflobalization,xpory. there wichanges and settlement patterns.luds captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org annenberg media ♪ for information about this and other annenberg media programs call 1-800-learner and visit us at www.learner.org.
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